FOLLOW THE LEADER
Six All-New Episodes and a Special Featurette with the Adorable Tinky Winky on DVD September 5
Family Entertainment with Developmental Benefits
CULVER CITY, Calif. (July 28, 2017) – The wonderful world of Teletubbies is back with 6 all-new adventures for your little ones when TELETUBBIES: FOLLOW THE LEADER arrives on DVD on September 5. Celebrating 20 years of entertaining families across the world, the new generation of Teletubbies is designed to appeal to today's tech-savvy infants and toddlers through relatable storylines, and high-tech features including their Touch-Screen Tummies and Tubby Phone smartphone. Parents will be able to provide their toddlers with creative learning experiences that are fun, playful and inclusive. The DVD encourages early social skills, including taking turns, physical activity and coordination, as well as recognizing colors, objects and patterns.
Join Tinky Winky, Dipsy, Laa-Laa and Po as they laugh, play, sing, dance and share big hugs. Teletubbies makes exploring and experimenting so much fun, your child will shout "Again! Again!". Contains six new episodes, including “Follow the Leader”.
Bonus Feature Includes:
· Meet the Characters: Tinky Winky
TELETUBBIES: FOLLOW THE LEADER has a run time of approximately 75 minutes. The collection is not rated.
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Originally created in 1997, Teletubbies is one of the most successful global children’s brands of all-time. Targeted at young pre-school viewers, it has reached over 1 billion children to date. The original episodes have aired in over 120 territories in 45 different languages.
Debuting on Nick Jr. in May 2016, the new Teletubbies series (60 x 12 min. episodes) stays true to the original series but is designed to captivate today’s digital toddlers with updated elements and visual CGI-enhancements. The characters now have Touch-Screen Tummies and high-tech gadgets like the Tubby Phone smartphone, introducing a contemporary twist for a new generation of pre-schoolers. The multi award-winning Teletubbies encourages young children to watch television creatively, providing a safe and beneficial viewing experience. Teletubbies is produced by DHX Media. www.teletubbies.com
ABOUT DHX MEDIA
DHX Media Ltd. (TSX: DHX.A, DHX.B; NASDAQ: DHXM) is a leading children’s content and brands company, recognized globally for such high-profile properties as Peanuts, Teletubbies, Strawberry Shortcake, Caillou, Inspector Gadget, and the acclaimed Degrassi franchise. One of the world’s foremost producers of children’s shows, DHX Media owns the world’s largest independent library of children’s content, at 13,000 half-hours. It licenses its content to broadcasters and streaming services worldwide and generates royalties through its global consumer products program. Through its subsidiary, WildBrain, DHX Media operates one of the largest networks of children’s channels on YouTube. Headquartered in Canada, DHX Media has 20 offices worldwide. Visit us at www.dhxmedia.com.